Triangle Midwives Blog

We’re a friendly, knowledgable bunch here at Triangle Midwives and we want to make sure that our website is a good resource for you to learn about women’s health and modern midwifery.  Let us know what questions you have so we can begin the conversation.

(Special thanks to our guest blog contributor and local Raleigh mom, Louise K., for sharing her story.) My friends used to call me Fertile Myrtle:  our first child was conceived in the 2nd month of trying, and our second child was conceived on the 1st try....

Most moms are happy to share the details (all the details!) of their birth story to anyone who asks.  So, when we recently asked for responses on Facebook about midwife birth experiences, the answers came rolling in (thank you to our volunteer moms)!  What we were...

When you hear the term “midwife,” what images come to mind?  Birkenstocks & boho skirts, maybe a pair of mirrored sunglasses on the dashboard of her traveling hatchback?  Delivering babies in bathtubs with Enya playing in the next room? How about her level of education?...

What is Holistic Women's Care? By definition, our team here at TP4W and Triangle Midwives IS holistic. Nowhere else in the Triangle will you find authentic midwifery practices and philosophies, combined so beautifully with the modern science of well-woman care.  Our belief is that many different...

O.M.Gosh.  As soon as you see those two pink lines (and possibly 6 more test sticks to confirm that those first lines really *were* pink), your mind races.  Am I allowed to eat sushi?  I didn’t start taking my prenatal vitamins until this morning!  Is...

There are many kinds of birth control available to women today. Our Certified Nurse Midwives can help you determine what is best for you. One option is Essure, a permanent form of birth control. The procedure is done in our office in collaboration with our...

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Triangle Physicians for Women and Midwifery has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model...

Q: "If I go to a midwife, will I have to give birth in a bathtub or at my house?" A:  "No." The profession of midwifery has evolved with today’s modern health care system. But there are many myths about midwives in the United States based on...